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macOS High Sierra is now available for download

macOS High Sierra is now available for download

As promised, earlier today Apple has made the next version of macOS available to download, for free. macOS High Sierra isnt a huge upgrade over last years similarly named macOS Sierra release, but it does add some impressive technolgies for the core of the OS. Learn more about what is new in depth here How do I update? Apple say that any Mac hardware released in 2009 or later will […]

macOS High Sierra will be available 25th September

macOS High Sierra will be available 25th September

Back in June, Apple unveiled macOS High Sierra. The next big upgrade for the company’s desktops and notebook computers. High Sierra shares a similar name with the update from last year, macOS Sierra. Well, this is intended, as with 2017 Apple is focusing more on getting the foundation of the Mac operating system solid with updated core technologies and getting making macOS much more stable. This doesn’t mean that High Sierra […]

This is every macOS wallpaper, in glorious 5K resolution

This is every macOS wallpaper, in glorious 5K resolution

Since the introduction of the first Mac OS X version, back in 2001 Apple has always had a theme wallpaper for every major release, which is usually released on a yearly basis. With later versions, Mac OS X has been renamed back to it’s old legacy name of macOS, as it fits better with the other naming schemes – iOS, tvOS, watchOS etc. 5K wallpapers Since every major version of […]

Will my Mac run macOS High Sierra?

Will my Mac run macOS High Sierra?

Along with iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 – the next big version of macOS will be coming this Autumn, but only to compatible Macs. macOS High Sierra introduces tons of new features, among which are iCloud for iMessage, support for VR headsets, a transition to Apple’s own file system (APFS) and lots more. With High Sierra – Macs will be able to support external GPUs for VR too […]

macOS now fully supports VR

macOS now fully supports VR

For the past few years, Apple has taken a few hits for not being able to support external VR headsets, or any heavily intensive graphics work very well. The only option to run any high end systems was to use boot camp on the Mac and run it all in Windows. But then Macs of old didn’t even have the graphics hardware horsepower to properly run the headsets. Well, today […]

It’s WWDC on 5th June, join us live for coverage!

It’s WWDC on 5th June, join us live for coverage!

Apple’s annual WWDC or World Wide Developers Conference is just around the corner, on Monday at 6pm UK time Apple is expected to launch the next generation of macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Apple will be live streaming the event over at apple.com, but A&T Tech will also be live tweeting the whole event on our other Twitter account @aandt_live from 6pm UK time on Monday 5th June. Be sure to check back […]

iWork, iMovie and GarageBand are now free for all users

iWork, iMovie and GarageBand are now free for all users

Apple’s iWork suite, GarageBand and iMovie were made free for all users yesterday, previously it was required to purchase a new iPhone, iPad or Mac to be eligible for the software free of charge. This change came into play at the end of 2013 but some users who are still using older hardware were required to purchase the apps. What is iWork and iLife? iWork and iLife are really what Apple used […]

Apple updates current Mac Pro, exec reveals new model will come in 2018

Apple updates current Mac Pro, exec reveals new model will come in 2018

Apple’s Mac Pro hasn’t had a update in over 3 years, the last spec update was back in December 2013 which is shortly after the iPhone 5s and 5c were launched. So today Phil Schiller, who is the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Apple revealed to John Gruber, who hosts the Darin Fireball Apple podcast that the company is in the process of “completely rethinking Mac Pro” – which […]

What is Mac Time Machine?

What is Mac Time Machine?

Own a Mac and always wondered what Time Machine is or wanted to know how to easily back up your Mac? What is Time Machine? Time Machine is a built in feature to Macs that makes backing up your pictures, music and documents very easy, it’ll keep a day by day snapshot, so you can restore the entire operating system back to a specific day if that is ever a […]